Technology/Quiz

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This is a Goddard liquid fueled rocket before launch on April 19, 1932. Credit: NASA.

Technology is the keynote lecture for the school of technology. It one of a series on technology.

You are free to take this quiz based on technology at any time.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, A prism is a transparent optical element with flat, polished surfaces that refract light over a range of wavelengths.

Yes
No

2

Complete the text:

Match up the item letter with each of the possibilities below:
Balloons - A
Sounding rockets - B
Aircraft assisted launches - C
Orbital rocketry - D
Shuttle payload - E
Heliocentric rocketry - F
Exploratory rocketry - G
Lunar rover - H
Ranger 5

microcalorimeter arrays

.
MeV Auroral X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy

.
Lunokhod 2

.
ALEXIS

.
Ulysses

.
Broad Band X-Ray Telescope

.
Solar Heliospheric Observatory

.

3

True or False, The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory is a 12-meter sphere filled with heavy water surrounded by light detectors located 2 km above the ground in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

TRUE
FALSE

4

Which of the following are associated with a horizontal coordinate system?

altitude
local horizon
sky
lower hemisphere
a great circle
zenith
nadir

5

True or False, The Saturn V put Skylab into Earth orbit.

TRUE
FALSE

6

A U.S. government project conducting research into the firing of high-velocity projectiles high into the atmosphere using a two stage light gas gun, with the ultimate goal of propelling satellites into Earth orbit was called

.

7

Yes or No, The various background effects OSO 1 encountered prompted the flight of similar detectors on a balloon to determine the cosmic-ray effects in the materials surrounding the detectors?

No
Yes

8

Complete the text:

Match up the radiation letter with each of the detector possibilities below:
Optical rays - L
Visual rays - M
Violet rays - N
Blue rays - O
Cyan rays - P
Green rays - Q
Yellow rays - R
Orange rays - S
Red rays - T
multialkali (Na-K-Sb-Cs) photocathode materials

.
F547M

.
F675W

.
broad-band filter centered at 404 nm

.
F588N

.
thallium bromide (TlBr) crystals

.
F606W

.
18 micrometers FWHM at 490 nm

.
wide-gap II-VI semiconductor ZnO doped with Co2+ (Zn1-xCoxO)

.

9

True or False, Variations in usage can be achieved with the same electricity.

TRUE
FALSE

10

Yes or No, A process of using a spectrometer to produce a spectrograph is called spectrography.

Yes
No


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Technology can be used to enhance humanity or provide more leisure time.

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